ARTICLE: Community Partnerships to Fight Hunger in North Carolina

Carolina Public Health Magazine – a publiciation of UNC-Chapel Hill, where we are based – recently profiled some of the work we are doing at the Carolina Hunger Initiative to fight hunger in North Carolina.

The work of the Food, Fitness, and Opportunity Research Collaborative, our partner at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, was also included in the article.

“We have a large focus on rural areas because it’s more challenging to reach students. So it’s important to get partners involved,” says CHI member and Assistant Professor of Nutrition Jessica Soldavini, PhD, MPH, RD, LDN, whose passion for fighting hunger began with an internship at a local health department more than a decade ago. “The internship is a great way for students to go into the community and help with a lot of different tasks.”

Read more from Carolina Public Health.